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>> reporter: hi, jim. down in vmi today, mitt romney said particularly in the conflict involving the israelis, the arabs and iran, only with a new president would we get the chance romney says we need to start over. at virginia military institute -- >> it's time to change course in the middle east. our friends and allies across the globe don't want less american leadership, they want more. >> reporter: that goes, said romney, for the muslim world, from libya to syria to iran. he suggested obama policies in libya let al qaeda get strong enough to kill our ambassador. in syria, romney would get the rebels heavy weapons, despite the administration's fear they will end up in the hands of al qaeda. and romney claimed he would be tougher on iran about nuclear weapons. >> this is a dangerous situation. >> reporter: romney said president obama's making it more
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dangerous by resisting israeli prime minister netanyahu's apparent willingness to attack iranian nuke plants. >> i know the president hopes for a safer, freer, and more pros pous middle east, along with us. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. >> reporter: romney's remarks, said one expert, are not a strategy. >> he tried to sound very tough in his critique of barack obama today. however, those are mostly rhetorical differences on some of those key foreign policy issues as opposed to actual new tough policies. >> reporter: the president fired back in an ad to run in virginia. >> reckless, amateurish, that's what news media and fellow republicans called mitt romney's gaf gaffe. >> reporter: barack obama himself today publicly ignored mitt romney's speech. the president sent out former secretary of state madelyn albright to call mitt romney's grasp of foreign policy shallow
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and out of date. i'm steve handelsman, news4. there's a new poll out that suggests mitt romney's strong debate performance last week has improved his standing in the presidential race. the pew research center shows romney leading president obama among likely voters by a margin of 49% to 45%. three weeks ago, that same poll gave president obama an 8-point lead. today the united nations secretary-general said the violence in syria is threatening the stability of the region. activists say the civil war has claimed more than 30,000 lives since it began last year, and the violence has spread beyond the borders. syrian mortars have landed in turkey. for six straight days turkey has launched retaliatory strikes. and warned syria not to test his resolve. he said turkey is ready for war. posters considered so controversial they might incite violence are now hanging in
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several metro stations. news4's jackie bensen is at the u street station with reactions from riders and from the woman who is behind this campaign. >> reporter: well, the judge ordered the posters to be installed by 5:00 this evening. and it looks like that deadline has been met. the campaign's creator says it's a matter of free speech. >> i will not sacrifice my freedom of speech so as not to defend savages. it's utterly unamerican. >> reporter: sandwiched between two newly cleaned sheets of plexiglas on the platform of the u street metro station is the result of a court battle that included consideration of events happening halfway around the world. a group called the american freedom defense initiative, sued last month for the right to display the ads in the metro system. they read, in any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad.
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the transit agency initially resisted the poster campaign, which some view as anti-muslim. because it coincided with an outbreak of deadly violence in the middle east over an unrelated anti-muslim video on the internet. citing free speech concerns, a u.s. district judge said the posters would go up by 5:00 p.m. today. a grou of college students were among the first to see it. >> i study arabic and i think they're using jihad incorrectly. it means struggle, not blow things up. >> i definitely agree with freedom of speech working in the media, but i think you have to be conscious of how you're representing cultures. >> reporter: some posters in the new york subway system have been vandalized. >> it's savagery, and calling attention to savagery is not hate, it's love. >> reporter: the controversial posters have been installed in the u street, georgia avenue, tacoma, and glenmont stations.
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jackie bensen, news4. there is yet another death linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. the centers for disease control said 105 people have been made sick by a rare fupg al infection. peopeight are dead. two of those were in maryland and virginia. health officials have linked the outbreak to steroid shots used for back pain. the shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. the cdc is telling doctors to stop using any drugs made by that pharmacy. this form of meningitis is not contagious. right now, we have new information about a body that was found this afternoon in a fairfax park. volunteers discovered the body in the woods in thaiss park today when they were searching for the 17-year-old student, bryan glenn. just moments ago police told news4 they did in fact search this area last week but they must have missed the body. they've not positively
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identified the body found this afternoon. but they are still determining the exact cause of death. sources are telling news4 that at this point, they do not believe it to be a suspicious death. a woman accused of operating an unlicensed day care in her home in manassas, virginia, is now facing three new charges of child abduction. her name is tara loop. she was arrested last week. today, authorities said they added the abduction charges after learning that she actually had nine children in her home, not the six they originally thought. she allegedly moved three of the children to a neighbor's house before the police arrived, and she did that without the parents' permission. all of those kids were under the age of 4. it looked like the threat of a strike at pepco, it's over. the power company and union reached a tentative deal on a new contract. union members still need to vote on it, but their president is urging them to approve it. it covers four years, but no other details have been revealed. the previous offer was rejected
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5-1 in a vote last month. police shot and killed a man this morning in silver spring, maryland. it happened right outside a house where the man's girlfriend was working as a nanny. pat collins is at the montgomery county police headquarters now in rockville with more on this. pat? >> reporter: jim, this looks very much-li like a case of suie by cop. >> there were a number of shots. they were in swift success. >> reporter: how many shots? >> like maybe eight or nine. it was a lot of them. >> reporter: a man on an apparent self-destructive path, shot and killed this morning by police behind this house in silver spring. now, it's unclear as to what drove him to do what he did. but alcohol may have played some role. police say he brought a large odka to what turned out to be the scene of his death. 3:15 a.m., a 911 call to police
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from a 22-year-old man. he said he wanted to die, that he had a gun. and he said more than that. >> at times he stated he wanted to kill himself, at other times he stated he wanted the police to kill him. >> troubling? >> absolutely. >> reporter: 3:17 a.m., police trace that call and end up at this house on woodland drive in silver spring. they find that man near a back stairwell of the house. they start talking to him, trying to get him to drop what appears to be a gun. inside the house, a woman identified as the man's girlfriend, she works here as a nanny. she's caring for three children, her own son and two other kids. police move them all to an ambulance outside for their safety. 4:50, police called neighbors and warned them of potential trouble. this woman describes what that was like. >> the lady said, it's a confidential situation that's going on on your street. you need to stay in the basement
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until further notice. >> reporter: 5:03 a.m., the man walks out of that stairwell. there's a confrontation, and he's shot by police. >> turns out it's a replica gun? >> it is a replica gun. >> does that make a difference? >> it doesn't make a difference. when you present us with a gun, whether it's real or not real, looks real, we're going to take action. >> reporter: now, the dead man has been identified as tracy woodfork from bladensburg, maryland. live in montgomery county, pat collins, news4. it got chilly out there. it is nearly 30 degrees colder today than it was saturday. and boy, it looked like it outside. people are dressed up like winter. bundled up as they went about their day. others get a nice swim in this heated pool in bethesda. not only was the lifeguard bundled up, she had a heater going there. who can blame her. storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer joins us now with more on the conditions.
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this is just passing through, huh? >> yeah, just passing through. we get these. again, this is the month of october. this is the challenge of the season, going from summer to winter. sometimes those seasons come a little bit early, like they're doing right now. a little more winter-like than fall-like. 53 degrees the current number. any wind, when it's this cool, will make things feel even cooler. only 43 in mart tinsburg. 52 in fred rinericksburg. showers making their way through the area right now. you'll most likely need the umbrellas as well as the jackets. nationals trying to stay hot out in st. louis this afternoon. they're hoping to come home with a two-game lead against the cardinals. meanwhile, up the road, the orioles are trying to get things evened out with the yankees. carol maloney is up in camden yard where game two is still a couple of hours away.
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carol? >> reporter: hey, jim. yeah, it's starting to buzz around here. they opened up the doors and the fans are rushing in. first pitch isn't until 8:07. os and yankees, game two of the alds. the os trying to rebound after the loss last night. the washington nationals are back at it in st. louis we speak. game two versus the cardinals, up-and-down affair already. let's go to busch stadium and see how they're doing. nats trying to extend the the alds. top second, no score. jordan zimmermann, runners on first and second. zimmermann looped to right field. ian desmond to the third. bottom two, zimmerman on the mound, the results not as good as at the plate. two on. the single to right. molina comes home. the cardinals go up 2-1.
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they lead 5-1 in the fourth inning. dan hellie is in st. louis. he will have a full report tonight on news4 at 11:00. meantime, chris cooley is stand big in the studios there in d.c. he's going to have more on "the cooley report." and that is later in sports. coming up, a deadly air strike in israel. the target, a place for children. the senate seat in virginia is up for grabs, but a new round of ads could help sway voters hours before a new face-off. gas pces spiked to more than five bucks a gallon. now it may turn into a federal investigation. and a man confronted by a very angry stag. he takes matters int i approve this message. mitt romney: "i'm not in favor romney's being dishonest here an independent, non-partisan liberals will raise taxes on the chairman of that so-called romney's former company. gingrich was there too. it's not independent. it's just not true.
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tensions are up along the gaza strip after a new series of attacks between israeli forces and palestinian militants. the militants say this video shows their rockets launched toward israel.
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the islamic group hamas said one of the rockets hit a children's petting zoo. two goats were killed but no children were hit. the palestinians say the attacks are in retaliation for a deadly air strike by israel yesterday. it is the most serious dispute along gaza in four months now. indonesia, take a look at this giant cloud of ash from a volcano that erupted there. witnesses say it sounded like thunder. no report eveof injuries so far. they're urging people to stay inside to avoid that ash. it erupted more than 40 times since the beginning of september. two controversial discoveries earned scientists the nobelrize p in medicine today. john gurdob and shinya yamanaka said mature cells can be turned into new tissue. the nobel committee said they
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revolutionized the understanding of how cells develop. scientists are now using their research to treat diseases, including par kin sons and diabetes. big celebrations today in venezuela following the re-election of hugo chavez. the controversial leader is set to rule that oil-rich country for another six years. but as nbc's carey sanders reports, opposition by his own people is stronger than ever. >> reporter: fireworks filled the skies. as the street fight continued well into the early morning hours. a chavez victory say supporters means his brand of socialism is here to stay. >> we're living socially. >> reporter: hugo chavez, 58 years old, a star among the poor in south america, was himself surrounded by a hollywood star sunday, actor danny glover. a chavez supporter. for almost 14 years, the
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revolution has captured the imagination of the core here, in large part because he's taken this nation's oil wealth and used its profits to give away free homes and subsidize grocery bills. >> i'm sorry. hugo chavez. >> reporter: but opposition candidate treated like a rock star himself says the nation's oil wealth has been siphoned by a corrupt government. his supporters, mostly the middle class and wealthy, many of them now say they will now leave venezuela, likely destination, the united states. >> a lot of us will continue fighting for freedom. >> reporter: hugo chavez is battling cancer. were it to take his life in the first four years of his term, the vice president would serve only for 30 days, just enough time to hold another election. nbc news, venezuela. feeling a bit wintry here
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now. everybody's packing up their summer clothes. but summer's not done completely. >> no. not at all. battle of the seasons going on right now. and put it out there on facebook and twitter. a lot of you responded. about 70% of the people, do you like it? i know you do. >> i like it. >> i figured both of you would like it. i know doreen, when she was sitting here was like, no, a little too early for me. but 70% of you on my facebook and twitter pages were saying, hey, bring on this nice weather and bring in the cooler weather. about 3% were saying, where's the snow? can we get to the snow? well, hey, we've still got a month, maybe two months before we start talking about any of the snow. out there today, a high temperature of only 55 degrees. that is one degree shy of a record low/high temperature. the record high/low is 54 degrees this morning. low this morning was 45 degrees. the average high is 71. we're between 15 and 20 degrees below average across the region today. right now sitting at 53 degrees, winds out of the north about 10
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miles an hour. anytime we see a little bit of a breeze, it's going to help to make it feel even cooler. temperatures, already in the 40s. low 40s as a matter of fact. winchester at 41. 43 in martinsburg. 46 right now in gaithersburg. this is why, not only has it been cold back here, it's been raining most of the day. most of it has been on the light side, but fairly steady in parts west of the blue ridge. east of the blue ridge, we've seen the cloud cover, but most of us have stayed fairly dry. you can see a couple of showers in through southern maryland, but that's about it. but this is all moving to the east. so we will see some fairly light steady rain throughout much of the rest of the evening, into the overnight hours. right now, it's raining in winchester, luray, front royal, warrenton, gainesville and leesburg and now moving into portions of montgomery county, around the clarksburg area, and
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frederick county. you'll continue to see the light showers. not only will you need the jacket tonight, but most likely you'll need the umbrella, maybe even the rain boats the rest of the evening. this is all part of a storm system driving through the region. that is going to help to create more showers for us. the strongest storms have been down to the south. we've seen a lot of thunder and lightning through the norfolk area and eastern north carolina. the storm continues to move off to the eastern portions of the atlantic. or rather, western portions of the atlantic ocean. 47 in hagerstown. you can see the cold air just sitting on top of us. it is going to stay here overnight tonight. the area of low pressure moves up the coast and gives us cool air tomorrow with a northeasterly flow. that will allow not only for cool conditions, but maybe fog and drizzle tomorrow morning. showers through portions of southern maryland, but most of us should start to dry out and start to clear out by late in the day tomorrow. so tomorrow, a little bit nicer. by wednesday, i think we're
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looking pretty nice. plenty of sunshine on wednesday. we'll call it partly sunny. before another cold front moves through, which will drop temperatures once again by the end of the week. tomorrow morning, or this evening, cloudy, scattered showers, mostly on the light side. they will begin to develop over the entire area. 43 to 49 degrees this evening. tomorrow morning, most of you will be in the 30s. 38 to the coolest areas, 45 in the city. damp, fog and drizzle early in the morning. not the best start to our tuesday. tomorrow afternoon, cloudy early. clearing late. temperatures 55 to about 59 degrees. that clearing will take place from the west, and then move towards the east during the afternoon. high of 69 on your wednesday, 64 on thursday with some sunshine. 67 on friday. right now, it looks like the warmest time will actually be the weekend. 67 on saturday. 75 on sunday. that ahead of another frontal boundary. that will give us nice warm winds out of the southwest, about 20, 30 miles per hour on sunday.
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>> a little breezy. but very nice. coming up, a dog walker was attacked and murray went missing. well, he has been found. the gay marriage debate on monday night football. stay tuned. i'm carol maloney at camden yards. coming up in sports, the nats trying to get out of st. louis. holding all the cards. and the latest on the concussion suffered by robert griffin iii. mike shanahan tells us what it will take for him to play this ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder
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they had all been given up hope of finding him. murray the missing dog is back
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with his family. >> he disappeared last friday when the woman walking hirm was assaulted in northeast washington. he's a bit banged up, when he was found, but as darcy spencer reports, the vets say murray's going to be fine. >> reporter: he's walking with a limp, because of a dislocated elbow he suffered after being hit by a car. but murray, the focus of a massive search, is doing much better now. now that he's been found and has been reunited with his family. >> he's okay. he's just at the doctor's office. >> reporter: murray got loose last week. beth kemler was walking him when a jogger claimed murray bit him. the man grabbed murray's leash, he slipped out of his collar and took off. murray was gone. kemler said the jogger came back, sexually assaulted her and grabbed her arm so hard, you can still see the bruises. >> my wounds aren't anywhere near what murray's are. but yeah, i do still have a pretty bad bruise on my arm. but it will heal.
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>> reporter: kemler mounted a campaign to get murray back on facebook and twitter. friends and volunteers posted fliers all around the city and it paid off. a tip led animal control officers to rhode island avenue in northwest sunday. the lost and lonesome dog was found in someone's backyard. >> it feels amazing. i woke up yesterday and i really -- i didn't -- i just had this sinking feeling. i didn't think we were going to get him back. >> reporter: murray is recovering at the friendship family hospital which is giving the owners a break on the medical bill. doctors here say murray is definitely banged up but he is going to be okay. but will have to stay here at the hospital for a couple of days before he can go home. doctors say besides the dislocated elbow, he has burns, cuts and scrapes. >> not to have any chest wounds, or any lung contusions, any heart problems, he's a very lucky dog. >> reporter: perhaps no one is more glad that murray is safe and okay than 2-year-old jacob,
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his best friend and constant companion. >> it's really amazing. >> reporter: in northwest, darcy spencer, news4. a body has been found in a fairfax county park this afternoon by someone searching for a missing teenager bryan glenn. the body was located off a path just beyond the area where police and bloodhounds searched last week. police have not positively identified the body. the high school student disappeared a week ago after dropping his brother off at the school. the next time you ride metro, you may see these ads. some are saying they're anti-muslim. the ads are sponsored by the american freedom defense initiative. the ad refers to a war between civilized man and, quote, the savage. metro initially held off putting them up for concern that they'd spark violence. mitt romney is campaigning
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in virginia again today during a foreign policy address. he said the middle east has become more dangerous since president obama took office. in an apparent response, the presidential election team released an ad that harsh criticizes romney's foreign policy experience. but the president ignored romney's speech today during his visit to california. election day is just a month away in virginia. senate race is one of the most highesprofile races in the country. tim kaine and george allen will be facing off in a debate tonight. live near richmond with a look at how each candidate hopes to gain an edge in this close contest. >> reporter: well, first you might get a little chuckle out of this. i'm standing alongside sesame street lined with campaign signs because a pbs station is televising the debate. it will also be shown in tv
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markets across virginia. that's why there's so much at stake tonight for tim kaine and george allen. both will try to win over the small percentage of undecided voters out there. this was the televised face-off between democrat tim kaine and republican george allen in fairfax county a few weeks ago. allen charged senator kaine would turn to tax hikes to battle the deficit. while kaine accused allen of hollow promises void of specifics. tonight's moderator said the tax discussion will undoubtedly emerge again. >> allen said the tax cuts should be for everyone, tim kaine says in fact that families making over $500,000 should have their tax rates raised back to where they were when bill clinton was president. so taxes is going to be a clear distinction here. >> reporter: both candidates put up new ads today.
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. >> we're a great team. we'll be a great team in washington. >> reporter: allen's latest ad focuses on the looming budget cuts that could hit hard in the defense industry. >> george allen's plan stops the defense cuts, creates jobs, and grows our economy. >> reporter: while kaine has outraised allen, outside groups have spent tens of millions of ads against kaine. polls have been mostly deadlocked until the last few days when three surveys show kaine pulling ahead. swing voters they say might vote a split ticket. >> the vast majority of people who vote for barack obama are going to vote for tim kaine, same is true of the people who vote for mitt romney will vote for george allen. both candidates are really looking for those potential crossovers, potential switchover voters. >> reporter: now, that debate sartz starts at 8:00 tonight.
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i'll have a full report on news4 at 11:00. julie carey, news4. we have breaking news out of pennsylvania tonight. jerry sandusky is speaking out hours before he is scheduled to be sentenced on those sexual abuse charges. sandusky maintains his innocence in the statement that was released just moments ago and says, quote, they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. sandusky will be sentenced tomorrow after being convicted in june on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. the police are investigating an extreme case of bullying at a school in southern virginia. six male students in castlewood, virginia, are accused of sexually assaulting other high school students off school property. police believe it's been going
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on since back in may. they've been allowed back in class, but will appear in juvenile court tomorrow. parents kept their kids home from school because they were afraid for the safety of their children. firefighters spent this afternoon fighting fire on the campus of the university of virginia. those flames broke out at an indoor practice facility built for uva's football team. it happened about 12:30 this afternoon. officials say construction crews were working on the building when the fire started. it took firefighters about an hour and a half to get those flames under control. nobody was injured. next month, maryland voters will decide whether same-sex couples can legally get married. today a new batch of ads for and against the measure hit the airwaves. as chris gordon reports, even a few local nfl stars are voicing their opinions. >> marriage, the union of a man and a woman. >> the maryland marriage alliance is launching its tv ad campaign urging people to vote against question 6.
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the civil marriage protection act. >> everyone is entitled to love and respect. but nobody's entitled to redefine marriage. >> the question 6 redefines marriage as we know it, and we're saying we think marriage is valuable to society, that is more than about what any two adults want. >> reporter: in past maryland elections, political media buzz focused on the baltimore market of radio and tv. but on the issue of question 6, both sides realize that half the maryland voters are in the washington suburbs, and so you will be seeing and hearing a lot of ads. >> question 6 does not in any way interfere with my religion, it doesn't threaten my catholic faith, and it is the right thing to do for all marylanders. on november 6th, please vote for question 6. >> reporter: this is the new web ad for marylanders for marriage equality. they want to reach the washington audience and sent out this urgent e-mail today asking supporters to donate whatever they can. they are also bringing out some big names. >> tonight the governor is going
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to be meeting with brendan ayanbadejo, baltimore ravens linebacker and supporters. they'll be watching a football game and having the time to thank supporters. >> ravens center matt burk is against gay marriage and the most influential group in this debate may be the clergy. >> absolutely critical. the preachers, the clergy, throughout prince george's county and surrounding parts are critical in this fight. >> while we've heard from the clergy on both sides of the issue, some understand question 6 is really about equality, about fairness, and everybody should be treated equally under the law, we also know there are clergy undecided on the issue and some who oppose the issue. >> reporter: if the act is approved by voters, same-sex marriage will be legal in maryland on january 1st of next year. chris gordon, news4. milestone celebration for columbus day here in the district. this is the 100th anniversary of the statue and fountain outside union station.
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knights of columbus groups marched in the ceremony to the sounds of a sufficient miu.s. m. the fountain is now empty, cracked, with trash in some spots. there are calls to spruce it up. >> we hope congress appropriates the money that's needed in order to restore this to its original glory. it's obviously a bit rundown these days. >> the traffic circle there is getting major long-term renovation right now to make it safer for drivers and pedestrians. that road should be finished they think in about february. coming up, prices at the pump could now be at the center of a federal probe. a man walking through the park. nature usually wins. doug has the weather. >> one big deer. out there right now, shower activity across the region. very cold conditions. and yeah, you're going to need a let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs
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when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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tonight california skyrocketing gas prices are expected to easing a bit. an idle refinery resumed production today. the governor has also ordered
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refineries be allowed to make the less expensive winter blend gas earlier than usual. in some places, gas prices in california have surpassed the $5 mark. experts are blaming refinery and pipeline problems for that increase. however, today senator diane feinstein ordered a federal investigation because of concerns that market manipulation is to blame for this increase. the long road to recovery in henryville, indiana, is getting a big boost this week thanks to habitat for humanity and more than 1,000 volunteers. a week-long building blitz will build ten brand-new homes for people who lost their homes in that tornado back in march. it was an f-4 tornado, part of a massive outbreak that left dozens of people dead across several states. henryville was one of the places that was hit the hardest. this week, though, thanks to about 1,200 volunteers, it's all about to change. >> you see the families, you get
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a grasp of it. you could watch all the newscasts and youtube videos you want, but until you get here, you just don't know. >> those houses being built this week should be ready by mid-december, just in time for the holidays. carol? >> hi, jim. the washington nationals, they're in st. louis, game two of the nlds. coming up, former red skskins cs cooley will break things down. stay with us, news4 continues right after this.
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hello, everybody, welcome back. a very cool, if not cold afternoon. 53 degrees right now. winds out of the north about 10 miles an hour. take a look at numbers around the region. down to 46 in leesburg. 46 in gathers burlg. down to 52 in fort belvoir.
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a chilly night. add to that the rain. here's the rain making its way in right now. we're going to see the rain move across the entire area. so i think just about everybody will be on the wet side. you'll need the jacket tonight. the umbrella also if you're stepping outside this evening. showers around the airport toward herndon and reston seeing that rain and back through the winchester area. take a look at the numbers tonight. not only will we see shower activity, but also very cold numbers, down into the upper 30s in the west, 40s around the district with a low of 45 tomorrow morning. it's going to be chill we had a busy sunday, didn't we? it's just as busy, or almost as sy today. two big baseball games, one in st. louis and one up in baltimore. carol, what's up?
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>> reporter: hey, guys. all hands on deck. the washington nationals are having to rally in st. louis for game two. the nats got it done with the bench and bull pen yesterday. we'll see if that's the same winning formula tonight. let's take you to busch stadium to show you the action. top second, no score when jordan zimmermann faces the cards garcia. runners on first and second. zimmerman bloops into right field. ian desmond slides into home plate for the first run. 1-0. bottom two, zimmermann on the mound with the results here, not as good as at the plate. two on. daniel singles to right. yadier molina comes home. bottom three, allen craig at the plate. trying to bring more runs. he takes ahold of zimmermann's pitch out of the stadium. solo shot to left.
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allowed five earned runs. back-to-back homers for the nats and it's rally time right now. 7-3 right now. here at camden yards, the baltimore orioles are in a must-win. it's an overused term in sports, but it really fits here, because the birds down one game in the alds. they want to even the series before heading to new york tomorrow. andy pettitte, the most winningest pitcher in postseason baseball history. here's what happened last night. fans bringing some hor yoel magic to game one for most of the game. showalter knows he has a lead-off hitter. we're going to call him nate mcclutch. two runs come in to score. camden yards is loving it. top nine tied at 2. jim johnson pitching to russell martin. and martin hammers johnson all
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the way into the sea in left. it's usually closing time when he's there. solo shot here. yankees take the 3-2 lead. win game one of the series 7-2. letdown for the os, but they say they've already moved on. >> obviously, the sense of urgency changes a little bit because of the math of the series. our guys know that. and they don't -- it's not something that you dwell on. >> everybody was -- it's one game. that's the attitude. it's one game. we all came back ready to go today with not much of a memory of what happened last night and ready to get a win today. >> reporter: first pitch is at 8:07 here at camden yards. meantime, the redskins' fears have been realized. robert griffin iii was knocked out of yesterday's game, a loss to the falcons. he has a mild concussion. he is meeting with a neurologist tonight. coach mike shanahan said he is keeping him in the game plan for
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now. >> tomorrow, if he passes the test, and we get a chance to get some cardio work, get a little workout in on the treadmill, and then if there's no symptoms, like headaches, dizziness, nausea, things along those lines, then he would be able to practice on wednesday as long as there's no contact. and they monitor that throughout the week. make sure no headaches come back, or dizziness or things along those lines. so it's not a good sign. if he does experience any setbacks at all, the chances are he will not play. >> reporter: it's going to be a long 48 hours for the burgundy and gold fans while they wait for those results. for more, we'll welcome back chris cooley for our cooley report from the studios in d.c. how do you feel about rg3 playing this weekend? >> i think it's going to be up to robert and how he feels. he definitely has a chance, and i think there is such a thing as
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a mild concussion. the team will monitor very closely his progress and see how he continues to feel. coach shanahan mentioned him having to pass a a baseline test. and they'll see how he goes through remembering what day it is. in the way i see it, if mike shanahan says that it could be bad, it's probably good. he may or may not have already passed the test. he'll have to progress throughout the week. >> coach likes to go with the opposite, right? how about the other rookie, alfred morris? third in the nfl in rushing yards. what's the deal? your impressions? >> i think from day one he's impressed everyone in the organization. he's a hard worker. he's a tough kid. extremely strong guy. early fan favorite. a guy i root for every week and a guy that i love to cheer for. he deserves it. he runs hard. he's a smart player. he does his homework. he knows what he's doing.
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having a fantastic year. they're going to need that to continue. that rushing game is going to be an integral part of this offense, especially taking hits off of this quarterback. >> let's turn or attention to the other news of the day, the redskins are bringing in multiple kickers. chris, what kind of impact does it have on a team when the kicker is struggling? >> the kicker has one job and that's to make field goals. there's not a lot of things that he does throughout practice. he's out there for one thing. if you can't make field goals at a very high level, you can't stay on a team for very long. i wouldn't be surprised to see the redskins make a move there. >> finally, i want to ask you about a cool event you've been a part of. i understand you're using some of your free time for good. >> i have an event in virginia this weekend for friends of homeless animals. we had adoptions, we donated about $6,000 to friends of homeless animals. i made about 150 ceramic dog
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bowls and gave away 100% of the proceeds. it was a lot of fun. we were very busy the entire day. lots of animals, lots of kids. and it really couldn't have been any better. it's a great organization. foster hundreds of dogs every year and get them ready for families. again, i couldn't have been happier to be a part of the event and work with them in the future. >> that is so awesome, chris. we thank you for your time. i especially like seeing the picture of the pot-bellied kid with your jersey on. >> i appreciate it. i feel like -- >> the cooley report. >> i was going to say, i'm moving up. tell hellie i'm not at redskins park, i'm sitting next to jim vance. >> there you go. >> i loved your restraint in -- yuch got no love for kickers at all, do you? >> when they miss kicks, no. there's just no love.
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there's not a lot they do in practice. they don't meet with us. >> if they do what they're
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wasn't a good day, had to climb to unusual heights to stay away from an angry stag. the man went up into the tree, and -- >> hurry up. get higher than that. >> and someone caught the whole thing on camera. onlookers did eventually call the police. apparently it is mating season, and that's what they do. they get very aggressive. >> wow. normally when you see a guy wearing a panda suit in october, it's halloween. but in china, they're wearing those costumes for a much different reason. they're trying to wean the animals off human contact. in preparation for releasing the pandas into the wild. yesterday those workers had to lure a protective mother away from her son in order to begin preparing the cub for eventual release. the giant panda is considered a national treasure in china. the captive breeding programs are bringing the species back from the bri of extinction. you've got to know that's a very brave guy who's going to go out
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